Computational and Systems Biology Track

Total Track Hours must equal 15 hours from The Grainger College of Engineering

Computational and Systems Biology combines mathematical, statistical, and computational methods with molecular biology to understand and control the complex systems that regulate human biological processes. In this track of study you will receive training in genomic biology, biotechnology instrumentation, bioinformatics, and statistical and computational modeling. Application areas include disease modeling, development of analytical methods for decoding genetic information, pharmaceutical design, and development of personalized medical informatics systems.

View the Computational and Systems Biology Curriculum Map.

View the Course Catalog for course offerings and prerequisites.

The following curriculum modifications should be followed*:

  • CS 124 for CS 101

*An advisor-approved Curriculum Modification form is required to receive appropriate degree credit. See Department Advising Office.

Students following this track may take:

ABE 440 Applied Statistical Methods I (4 hr)
BIOE 430 Introduction to Synthetic Biology (3 hr)
BIOE 483 Biomedical Computed Imaging/Systems (3 hr)
BIOE 484 Stat Analysis of Biomedical Images (3 hr)
BIOE 485 Comp Math for Machine Learning/Imaging (4 hr)
BIOE 486 Applied Deep Learning for Biomedical Imaging (3 hr)
BIOE 488 Applied High-Performance Comp. for Imaging Science (3 hr)
BIOE 498 RI Regulatory Safety Issues in Bioengineering (3 hr)
BIOE 498 TL Intro to Systems Bio (3 hr)
CS 128 Introduction to Computer Science II (3 hr)
CS 225 Data Structures (4 hr)
CS 411 Database Systems (3 hr)
CS 412 Introduction to Data Mining (3 hr)
CS 440 Artificial Intelligence (3 hr)
CS 444 Deep Learning for Computer Vision (3 hr)
CS 446 Machine Learning (3 hr)
CS 447 Natural Language Processing (3 hr)
CS 450 Numerical Analysis (3 hr)
CS 465 User Interface Design (4 hr)
CS 466 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3 hr)
ECE 365 Data Science & Engineering (3 hr) 
ECE 401 Signal & Image Analysis (4 hr) 
ECE 490 Introduction to Optimization (3 hr)
ECE 498 NSU Deep Learning in Hardware (3 hr)
IE 310 Deterministic Models in Optimization (3 hr)
IE 370 Stochastic Processes and Applications (3 hr)
NE 410/ECE 410 Neural Circuits & Systems (3 hr)
NE 420/ECE 421 Neural Interface Engineering (3 hr)
NPRE 461 Probabilistic Risk Assessment (3 hr)
SE 423 Mechatronics (3 hr)
TMGT 461 TMD and TME Technology, Engineering and Management Final Projects (4 hr)

BIOE Undergraduate Contacts

Maddie Darling UIUC Bioengineering

Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs
1240C Everitt Laboratory, M/C-278
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Jake Spinnato, undergraduate academic advisor for the department of bioengineering at UIUC

Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor
1240B Everitt Laboratory, M/C-278
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Have a question?  Don’t hesitate to reach out!  We offer both virtual and in-person advising options.

Phone: (217) 300-8066 

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